Oct. 15 2018
While not a devastating year for growing crops, it certainly was not ideal. Weather, milk prices, and export bureaucracy have left many feeling a bit underwhelmed
Sept. 27 2018
The author is the managing editor for Hay & Forage Grower.It’s a hard contest.” That’s Chris Baxter’s summary of the World Forage Management Cup competition held each year at World...
June 4 2018
Even in the northern U.S. climates, we are now well into forage harvesting season
July 17 2017
Those with feeding dairy cows and exporting hay outside the United States make the greatest use of feed testing services, according to a survey
March 27 2017
We all know good forages set a farm up for a good year of milk production. The trick is there is a lot that goes into making that high-end, lactation-quality forage
Sept. 19 2016
by Mike Hutjens. Forage is the backbone of the dairy ration: sections include feeding strategies to maximize value while saving costs; Forage test values are crucial make them meaningful; Managing risks...
April 19 2010
Fiber level (NDF) still rules. Compare digestibility values to the average for the lab. He acknowledges the useful input of Dave Mertens at USDA's Dairy Forage Research Center. Fiber and starch digestibility...